Pathfinder Online

Pathfinder Online is a MMORPG under development, based on the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Completion of development is uncertain due to layoffs of most of the development team and no major publishers signed.[1]


A computer game adaptation of the Pathfinder universe, Pathfinder Online, was announced on November 27, 2012 by Goblin Works and Paizo and was successful in attracting Kickstarter crowdfunding[2][3] in 2013 to finance its development.[4] An official alpha test was announced in late June 2014.[5] Early enrollment was announced on July 29, 2015.[6]

On September 2, 2015, Lisa Stevens, acting CEO of Goblinworks and CEO of Paizo Publishing announced layoffs at Goblinworks of most of the Pathfinder Online development team.[7] As of March 2016, the project was in the process of transitioning to a new developer.[8]

On March 17, 2017, a roadmap for the future development of Pathfinder Online was posted on Goblinworks's blog.[9]


  1. ^ Lisa Stevens (September 2, 2015). "Lisa's Community Address". Goblinworks Inc.
  2. ^ Erik Kain (December 13, 2012). "A Brief Look At The 'Pathfinder Online' Sandbox MMO On Kickstarter". Forbes.
  3. ^ "Pathfinder Online: A Fantasy Sandbox MMO". Kickstarter. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
  4. ^ Matt Daniel (January 14, 2013). "Pathfinder Online Kickstarter now successfully funded [Updated]". Massively. Archived from the original on May 10, 2013. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  5. ^ Ryan Dancey (June 26, 2014). "Aaaaaaaaand Away We Go!". Goblin Works.
  6. ^ "Pathfinder Online: A Fantasy Sandbox MMO". Kickstarter. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  7. ^ Mike Hines (September 2, 2015). "Lisa's Community Address". Goblin Works.
  8. ^ Bob Settles (February 29, 2016). "Investor Update March 1, 2016". Goblin Works.
  9. ^ "The Road Forward". March 20, 2017.

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